John Cross Buchanan

1803 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of William Cross, Glasgow West India merchant and proprietor (himself the son of John Cross, also a West India merchant and proprietor) and Anna Buchanan, heiress of Moss and Auchintoshan. Owner of Montreuil Estate in Grenada. Auchintoshan House in Old Kilpatrick Dumbartonshire was sold for £20,000 by John Cross Buchanan's trustees after his death. Held shares in John Cross & Co., West India merchants.


T71/880 Grenada claim no. 699 (Montreuil Estate). [accessed 15/10/2012]. [accessed 15/10/2012]. [accessed 15/10/2012].

Further Information

Jean Wardrop of Torbanehill
William, Anna Bolling, John, Marion, Hector, Susan, Walter
West India merchant and plantation owner

Associated Claims (1)

£3,971 14s 7d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Trust beneficiary
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Auchintoshan (or Auchentoshan) House [Purchased] 
notes →
Destroyed in the blitz, March...

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Auchintoshan House, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow (near), Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland